Ammon Daniel Yoder, age 79, of Rome, Pennsylvania passed away surrounded by his loving family June 14, 2019, at his son’s home where he has been residing for his last years in Rome.

Ammon was born on April 5, 1940, in Dover, Delaware, the son of the late Dan A. and Malinda Miller Yoder. He grew up in the Dover area and moved to the Amish settlement in the Rome area in 1970

Ammon was a self-employed carpenter and a farmer in his younger years. He was a member of Old Order Amish Church. He enjoyed fishing and treasured his family very much. Ammon married Ida Mae Miller on April 30, 1959. He lived in Matrimony for 60 years. To this union there were born seven sons and five daughters. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, one son, one daughter, three grandchildren, and three sisters.

He leaves behind his wife, 10 children, 46 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren, two brothers and five sisters. As well as many nephews, nieces, and friends who adore him.

A funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Ammon’s son, Melvin Yoder, residence, with Ray Byler officiating. Interment will follow at the Valley View Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Melvin Yoder’s residence. Arrangements are entrusted with Sheldon Funeral Homes, 155 Church Street, Wyalusing. Online condolences may be made at

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